Policymaker Accountability: Additional Resources

Alliance for Justice (Holly B. Schadler),“The Connection: Strategies for Creating and Operating 501(c)(3)s, 501(c)(4)s, and Political Organizations,” (2018).

Alliance for Justice, Alliance for Justice Action Campaign, and Atlas Learning Project, “Primer on Social Welfare Organizations, Using 501(c)(4) Organizations for Good,” (2016).

The Annie E. Casey Foundation, “KIDS COUNT Data Center.”

The Annie E. Casey Foundation, “Race for Results.”

Brandeis University’s Institute for Child, Youth, and Family Policy and The Ohio State University’s Kirwan Institute for the Study of Race and Ethnicity, “Child Opportunity Maps.”

Brookings (Bruce Katz and Ross Tilchin), “Investing in the Next Generation, A Bottom-Up Approach to Creating Better Outcomes for Children and Youth,” (2017).

Brookings (Susanna Loeb), “Accountability for early education—a different approach and some positive signs,” (2018).

California Department of Social Services, “The Lifting Children and Families Out of Poverty Task Force.”

Child Fund Alliance, “Toward a Safe World for Children: Child-Friendly Accountability in the Context of Target 16.2 of the SDGs.”

Child Trends, “Databank Indicators.”

Children’s Commissioner, Manaakitia A Tatou Tamariki, “Our Child-Centered Focus.”

Children’s Commissioner, Manaakitia A Tatou Tamariki, “Undertaking Child Impact Assessments in Aotearoa New Zealand Local Authorities: Evidence, practice, ideas,” (2009).

Children’s Defense Fund, Child Watch® Columns.

Children’s Defense Fund, “State of America’s Children 2017 Report,” (2017).

Choose Children 2018.

City of Santa Monica, “Youth Wellbeing Report Card,” (2014).

Collective Impact Forum.

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, “Budgeting for the Next Generation: Does the Budget Process Prioritize Children?” (2018).

Committee for a Responsible Federal Budget, “Budgeting for the Next Generation: Options to Improve Budgeting for Children,” (2018).

Dahlgaard, Jens Olav, “The Surprising Consequence of Lowering the Voting Age,” The Washington Post, (2018).

Ditkoff, Susan Wolf and Abe Grindle, “Audacious Philanthropy,” Harvard Business Review, (2017).


Every Child Matters Education Fund, “Winning on Child Care Through Elections.

Every Child Matters Resources.

First Focus, “Children’s Budget 2018,” (2018).

First Focus and Save the Children, “America’s Report Card 2012: Children in the U.S.,” (2012).

First Focus Campaign for Children, “Bill Tracker.”

First Focus Campaign for Children, “Children’s Bill of Rights.”

Foreign Policy, “GDP: A Brief History,” (2011).

Freedom to Marry, “The Roadmap to Victory.”

The Full Frame Initiative, “The Full Frame Approach and the Five Domains of Well-Being.”

Funding the Next Generation, “Creating Local Dedicated Funding Streams: A Guide to Planning a Local Initiative to Fund Services for Children, Youth and their Families,” (2018).

Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health, “kidsdata.org.”

Lucile Packard Foundation for Children’s Health (Dowell Myers), “The New Importance of Children in America: A Wake-up Call for Policymakers” (2017).

The National Bureau of Economic Research (Hilary W. Hoynes and Diane Whitmore Schanzenbach), “Safety Net Investments in Children,” (2018).

National Commission on Children (final report), “Beyond Rhetoric: A New American Agenda for Children and Families,” (1991).

Nelson, Christopher, Anita Chandra, and Carolyn Miller, “Can Measures Change the World?” Stanford Social Innovation Review, (2018).

New Zealand Ministry of Social Development, Child Impact Assessment: Best Practice Guideline (example on page 32).

Office of the Minister for Children (Carmel Corrigan), “The Development and Implementation of Child Impact Statements in Ireland,” (2016).

Offord Centre for Child Studies, “Early Development Instrument.”

The Opportunity Atlas, a project of the Census Bureau with partners at Harvard and Brown Universities.

Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, “Better Life Index.”

Preston, Samuel H., “Children and the Elderly: Divergent Paths for America’s Dependents,” Demography, (1984).

Proteus Fund, “Hearts & Minds: The untold story of how philanthropy and the Civil Marriage Collaborative helped America embrace marriage equality,” (2015).

Public Health Advocates and League of California Cities’ Healthy Eating Active Living Cities Campaign.

So, Ivy and Alina Staskevicius, “Measuring the ‘impact’ in impact investing,” Harvard Business School, (2015).

Social Progress Imperative, “Social Progress Index.”

The Social Science Research Council, “Measure of America.”

UNICEF, “The State of the World’s Children 2017: Children in a Digital World,” (2017).

United Nations Convention on the Rights of the Child, Committee on the Rights of the Child, “Treaty-specific guidelines regarding the form and content of periodic reports to be submitted by States parties under Article 44, paragraph 1(b), of the Convention on the Rights of the Child,” (2015).

World Bank, “Women, Business and the Law.”